Wales: delegated decisions August 2023
National Lottery Grants for Heritage schedule of decisions
Reinstate The Bell Tower
Applicant: Dinas Mawddwy Village Hall
Project Summary: A proposal to restore and re-mount a bell which was salvaged from the larger house which previously stood on the site of the village hall.
Applicant: North Wales Rivers Trust Ltd
Project Summary: This first-time applicant’s project focuses on saving the Torgoch, a fish found in only three Snowdonia lakes, from extinction in Wales.
Decision: Award a grant of £249,300 (100% of total costs)
Applicant: Game And Wildlife Conservation Trust
Project Summary: The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust aims to introduce the Heritage Skills Village as part of the Welsh Game Fair, their two-day event. Through a series of workshops and 'have a go sessions', they hope to showcase heritage skills and boost employment opportunities.
Developing habitats and connecting with nature
Applicant: Black Lane C.P. School
Project Summary: This project would develop a forest school area within the school grounds, including activities to increase biodiversity such as planting trees and plants, extending the range of habitats and developing a pond area.
Applicant: The Woodland Trust
Project Summary: This project will acquire a large parcel of land and improve it to open it to the community. This will complement the existing holdings of the applicant in the area, and will build on the volunteers and the community who are already involved there.
Decision: Award a grant of £250,000 (13% of total costs)
The Heritage of Andrew Logan: Research & Development (1)
Applicant: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture Limited
Project Summary: The Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture seeks to expand and improve the understanding of the heritage of Andrew Logan. Focusing on his influence and inspiration for the LGBTQ+ community, the project will tell Andrew’s story and place his work in the context of social change from the 1960s to the present day.
Decision: Award a grant of £141,508 (99% of total costs)
Applicant: Swansea MAD
Project Summary: Hidden Stories will work with people in Swansea to identify, document and better understand people’s experience of democracy in Wales. This project is particularly focused on facilitating equitable involvement in heritage.
Decision: Award a grant of £66,377 (79.58% of total costs)
Neath Canal Recovery Project
Applicant: Ty Banc Canal Group
Project Summary: This project aims to showcase the canal's community cohesion, increase awareness of Neath Canal, and increase skill capacity to maintain the waterway.
Decision: Award a grant of £96,850 (100% of total costs)
We are Wales
Applicant: Race Equality First Limited
Project Summary: Race Equality First will deliver a 2-year project to document the stories of Indian, Pakistani and Bengali communities in Cardiff and Newport, their contributions to Welsh history and their influence on Welsh culture.